Tourist Iran November 21st 2009 For more of my blogs about Iran, please visit The Real Iran and
Believe it or not, there is a well-trod tourist trail across the vast country of Iran. Travelers generally enter by air at Tehran or, following the hippy trail from Europe to India, enter overland from Turkey and on to Pakistan. Nowadays on the road you meet loads of these adventurous overlanders, many of them ta ... read more
Middle East » Iran » West » Esfahan Known as Persia until 1935, Iran became an Islamic republic in 1979 after the ruling monarchy was overthrown and the shah was forced into exile. Conservative clerical forces established a theocratic system of government with ultimate political author... ... read more
I an a nomad of Canadian origin that has been exploring the various corners of the world for over 10 years. My education is in Anthropology and Religious Studies, and in my travels, I have focused on visiting and photographing the spiritual centers of the world. I have been to 45 countries, with highlights including Burma, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Syria, Guatemala, and China.
I have taught English in Thailand, Korea, China, and for the last 5 years, Taiwan. I'm not backpacking as much as I used to, but my daily life in Taiwan... full info